Nguyen Tien Duc

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30 years since the inception of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child of 1989, the understanding of the international community towards the legal status of children has witnessed many profound changes. One of the Convention’s great achievements is to bring about a uniform concept of the child. The article throws some light on legal aspects of this definition under the Convention. Against that backdrop, it will analyze, compare and evaluate the compatibility of Vietnam’s laws relating to children’s rights.

Keywords: Children; childhood; children’s rights; the U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Child.